Tag Archives: J.K. Rowling

J.K. Rowling Talks Rejection After “Potter”

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J.K. Rowling bonds with fans and fellow writers over rejection letters. Read More »

J.K. Rowling Among “Time”‘s Most Influential People on the Internet

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We always knew J.K. Rowling was magical! Alongside the likes of Kanye West, Laci Green, and *cough* VoldeTrump, the author has been named one of "Time"'s "Most Influential People on the Internet." Rowling has seven million followers on Twitter, and anything she says instantly spreads all over the Internet - so we're not surprised. Read More »

Pottermore Explores “Rappaport’s Law” in Latest Piece by J.K. Rowling

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In the third of four pieces revealed on Pottermore about the "History of Magic in North America," J.K. Rowling introduces Rappaport's Law and its effects on the wizarding world! Read more about it here! Read More »

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"History of Magic in North America" gave us new information about wandless magic. Let's explore Quirrell's snappy spells, Voldemort's pernicious powers, and the mischievous magic of the Boy Who Lived! Read More »

J.K. Rowling Makes Surprise Appearance at Scottish Book Club Gathering

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The members of Orkney Library's Saturday Slaughters Book Club must have downed a bottle of Felix Felicis each because they got the surprise of a lifetime this past Saturday - J.K. Rowling herself appearing at their discussion of "The Cuckoo's Calling"! Read More »

Full Cast Announced for “Cursed Child”, Rehearsals Begin!

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Ever since the first casting announcement for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" was released back in December, fans have been eagerly waiting to discover who would make up the rest of the cast. Well, we don't have to wait any longer - the full cast has been revealed today! What's more, it has also been revealed that rehearsals have begun! Read More »

“SpeakBeasty” Episode 5: “We Ship Newtina”


Join the "SpeakBeasty" team for a fantastic Valentine's Day episode, discussing potential ships, what lies ahead at Ilvermorny, and the questionable romantic tendencies of Shapeshifters! Read More »

“Cursed Child” Script Tops Bestseller Charts


In what comes as a surprise to no one, the script book for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II" has topped bestseller charts since its announcement yesterday. Read More »

Scholastic, Little Brown UK to Publish “Cursed Child” Script This Summer!

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Only a couple of weeks ago, we were cautiously optimistic that "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" would be published as a book sooner than we had originally hoped, meaning that those fans unable to make the trip to London to see the show wouldn't be missing out on reading the next chapter of Harry's (and Albus's) story. Now, we have confirmation - the full script of "Cursed Child" WILL be published this summer! Read More »

Show Me the Galleons!


The best things in life are free. Unfortunately, you still have to pay for everything else. MuggleNet finds what our everyday costs would look like in Galleons. Read More »

Jamie Parker, Katie Leung Talk “Cursed Child” Casting Debate

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Actor Jamie Parker, who will be taking on the role of an older Harry in the upcoming stage production "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", and former "Potter" alumna Katie Leung (Cho Chang) have spoken out about the casting of actress Noma Dumezweni in the role of Hermione. Read More »

Seven Real-Life “Potter” Experiences

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With "Harry Potter" long over, and "Fantastic Beasts" and "The Cursed Child" still out of reach, how does a serious Potterhead fulfill the gaping void in their lives? Here are some real-life experiences to distract us from a Potterless existence. Read More »

New Extended Clip Takes Us Behind the Scenes of “Fantastic Beasts”!

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Pottermore just keeps the surprises coming this weekend! Just weeks after we saw our first trailer for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,\", they've released an exclusive clip with some never-before-seen footage! Read More »

Is “Cursed Child” Being Printed as a Book Sooner Than We Thought?

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Today, the Rowling Library has reported that two publishers have bid for the rights to print "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" as a physical book, which would no doubt thrill fans around the world who are unable to make it to London to see the play. Read More »

J.K. Rowling and Emma Watson Nominated for Shorty Awards

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Earlier today, the "Hollywood Reporter" released the nominees for the eighth annual Shorty Awards. Among the hundreds of nominees were J.K. Rowling and Emma Watson for their work on social media. Learn more about their nominations! Read More »

How Stephen Fry Learned Not to Question Rowling’s Writing

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Many readers have enjoyed Stephen Fry's audio recordings of the books - but it seems JKR might have been trying to trip him up! Read More »

“SpeakBeasty” Episode 2: “What the Fwooper” Is Here!


"SpeakBeasty", MuggleNet's "Fantastic Beasts" podcast, is back with Episode 2: "What the Fwooper"! Join hosts Aaron, Ariel, Lizzie, and Shannen as they discuss Newt's ties to Dumbledore, the Fwooper, and more! Read More »

Watch Now: J.K. Rowling’s Appearance on Peter Kay Documentary

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Last month, we reported to you that J.K. Rowling would be making an appearance on a special documentary dedicated to British funny-man Peter Kay. You can now watch said documentary right here! Read More »

“Philosopher’s Stone” Wins Audible UK’s Audiobook of the Year!


The popularity of "Harry Potter" shows no signs of slowing down, as listeners voted "Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone" Audible UK’s Members’ Choice for Audiobook of the Year 2015! It was nominated alongside another J.K. Rowling book. Read More »

Turn on the Light

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Christmas is a time of joy and happiness, but sometimes this can all get a bit too much. Often the hardest thing to do is to be kind to yourself and turn on the light. "Harry Potter" can be one way to help you through the difficult times, and here’s how. Read More »